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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular Regulation of Breast Cancer Progression
Principal Investigator:

Alan Wells

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Cancer of the breast (BrCa) is the most frequent tumor in women, affecting black women most severely; BrCa is also more prevalent and morbid in military women. Localized primary carcinomas are often found and removed, curing up to 80% of the women and few men afflicted. Once the cancer has disseminated, current therapies, even newer biologics and immunotherapies, prolong life for just a few years. Signals and cell behaviors that enable metastatic survival and outgrowth of disseminate...

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